For Uli Hoeness, it was after a long time again a perfect weekend. A day after the 4:0 of the players in Hannover, the Bayern President saw victories on Sunday, the basketball player, and the duel of the two best German Teams. And then Hoeness got on the end of friendly applause from the audience in Munich’s Audi Dome, in the part of the members had two weeks earlier at the annual General meeting even booed. With an 83:81 win against Alba Berlin table leaders Bayern remained unbeaten in their eleventh League game and distanced the hardest tracker. Like two days ago, when he had scored at the 88:84-success in the Euroleague against Zalgiris Kaunas 27 points, was once again the American new arrival Derrick Williams with 26 points, the superior player.

Christian Eichler

sports correspondent in Munich.

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The next Sunday Munich and Berlin meet in the Cup quarter-final. Bayern and Alba, this encounter is the top of German basketball. It was for Berlin, the journey to that opponent, the one touch was last in all better than you: masters instead of a Second Cup winners ‘ Cup instead of the losing Finalist, League-first instead of Second. “I respect Bayern because they can play good Basketball. But a lot of respect I didn’t. We are a good Team,” declared the Berliner Joshiko Saibou: “And everything now, we want to be next year: Champions, Cup winners’ Cup, Euroleague play.”

But it won’t be easy. It is from the beginning a hard-fought top game. After the 23:19-the leadership of Bavaria, Berlin, were able to compensate for with two Three-points-hit 25:25. The Bavarians discovered the fact also your safety and security from beyond the 6.75-Meter line. Maodo Lo scored two of three before Williams, the new Star of the Munich, more than four hundred Times in the NBA with a three and an offensive rebound followed by a Dunk, the home crowd out of the house, his Team 39:31 in the guide housing. The remained for the time being, the clearest difference between the two Teams, as Albanian struck back with a Ten-point run to 39:41.